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Allen Randolph “Randy” Hughes, age 77 of Morley, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 19, 2020 at his home. He was born August 22, 1942 in Gary #10, West Virginia, the son of Randolph “Link” and Deborah (Mitchem) Hughes. Randy trusted in the Lord and was a member of the Church of God. He served his country honorably in the United States Army National Guard. Randy married Joan Schoonmaker on April 21, 1969 in Florida and together they raised their children in the Cedar Springs and Morley areas. He was employed by American Die Casting in Grand Rapids and later Singleton’s RV in Muskegon. Randy was a strong man that lived a long and adventurous life and overcame many health obstacles and injuries. He grew up in the mountains; sledding, jumping trains, and racing cars. He was a great storyteller. Randy enjoyed being outside, hunting, hunting, and fishing. He loved teaching and spending time with his family and grandchildren. Randy is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joan Hughes; 11 children, Douglas (Ann) Hughes, Finley (Jenni) Hughes, Susan (Mike) Price, Tim (Julie) Bassett, Manda Scholtz, Kenny (Melissa) Thomas, Tammy (Scott) Johnson, Jonathan Terrill, Aaron Sharp, Christian Sharp, and Alyssa Rodriguez; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four siblings, Wally (AnneMarie) Hughes, Deborah (Robert) Maxwell, Donald (Connie) Burress, and Delainah Burress; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; biological parents, Jack Burress and Ruby Hutcheson; brothers and sisters, Benny, Tim, and Richard Hughes, Doris Justice, Claudette Stangline, and Ray, Allen, and Daryl Burress; grandchildren, Justin, Joel, Emily, Robert, Jaiden, and an infant grandchild. Funeral services will take place 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Daggett-Gilbert Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Cottle officiating. The family will greet friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 24 at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Daggett-Gilbert 

Funeral Home, Big Rapids

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